Mark McKenzie has orchestrated music for more than 100 films and composed 25 original scores. His latest film, 'Max and Me,' tells the true story of a priest who struggled to keep compassion alive in Nazi-occupied Europe, and features performances by Joshua Bell and the London Singers.
This week on New Classical Tracks, pianist Kirill Gerstein dives into the music of George Gershwin. His latest recording, 'The Gershwin Moment,' features live performances of 'Rhapsody in Blue,' the Piano Concerto in F and more with the St. Louis Symphony and conductor David Robertson.
After a concert with the United States Marine Band, John Williams fell in love with arranging his famous movie music for wind band. The Dallas Winds, led by conductor Jerry Junkin, celebrates this exciting music on its latest recording, 'John Williams at the Movies.'
The day Ronn McFarlane exchanged his electric guitar for the lute, he discovered a fascinating world of music that he is still exploring today. On his latest recording, 'The Celtic Lute,' McFarlane gets in touch with his Gaelic roots, performing Scottish and Irish music from the Baroque period.